A Comet, Meteor, Nebula and the Pleiades Combine into One Epic Space Photo

Space.com | 2/11/2019 | Staff
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Miguel Claro is a professional photographer, author and science communicator based in Lisbon, Portugal, who creates spectacular images of the night sky. As a European Southern Observatory Photo Ambassador and member of The World At Night and the official astrophotographer of the Dark Sky Alqueva Reserve, he specializes in astronomical "Skyscapes" that connect both Earth and night sky. Join Miguel here as he takes us through his photograph "Celestial Encounter Between Comet 46P/Wirtanen, Pleiades, California Nebula and a Meteor."

A wide-field scene shows Comet 46P/Wirtanen in the Taurus constellation, making its historic close approach to Earth on Dec. 15, 2018. Because the small comet was only 7.1 million...
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